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Nova Scotia Aims To Supercharge Start-Up Growth With Revised Equity Tax Credit
On January 17, 2019, NSFTB announced changes to the Province's Equity Tax Credit program, a popular tax credit program that has been in place since 1994 and utilized by many Nova Scotia companies and investors...
Canada
25 Jan 2019
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Do You Need To Register In New Brunswick's Lobbyist Registry?
The long-coming proclamation of the New Brunswick Lobbyists' Registration Act (the "Act") occurred on April 1, 2017.
Canada
10 Jul 2017
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New Brunswick Employers Now Need To Accommodate Family Status
New Brunswick has added "family status" as a protected ground in its Human Rights Act. All other jurisdictions in Canada have already made this move.
Canada
11 May 2017
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Provincial Health And Safety Legislation Is Inapplicable To Federal Undertakings
In Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail c Commission des lésions professionnelles, 2016 QCCS 2424...
Canada
10 Apr 2017
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"So You Think You Can Dance?" Footwork For Elected Municipal Officials
Being a municipal councillor is a tough but rewarding calling. New to elected office and not sure where to start? Or, think you've seen it all and looking for some new moves?
Canada
11 Jan 2017
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Human Rights Commission Tackles Racial Profiling
This year, a Nova Scotia Human Rights Board concluded that a woman had been discriminated against on the basis of her race and/or colour when wrongfully accused of shoplifting at a grocery store.
Canada
8 Sep 2016
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The "Wells Report" On Municipal Ethics Systems: Window Dressing Or Institutional Fabric?
The ultimate goal of the Wells Report was to provide guidance on how to best ensure that the personnel of the City of St. John's meet high ethical standards.
Canada
24 Aug 2016
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Truth Or Consequences: Municipal Governance For The 21st Century
Too many of our municipalities are quickly heading to the edge of a fiscal cliff. Our current structures can't be sustained.
Canada
10 May 2016
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Employer's Denial Of Request For Summer Off, A Breach Of Human Rights
Family status cases continue to work through human rights tribunals across the country.
Canada
25 Apr 2016
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#Familystatus: A Top Trend In 2015 Canadian Employment Law
Several of our publications this year have outlined several court's consideration of "family status" under human rights legislation regarding an employer's obligation to accommodate an employee with respect to childcare duties.
Canada
24 Dec 2015
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Unprecedented Damage Award For Violation Of Human Rights
The case, O.P.T. v. Presteve Foods Ltd., 2015 HRTO 675, involved two sisters, O.P.T. and M.P.T., who came from Mexico as temporary foreign workers to work for the employer.
Canada
24 Dec 2015
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Is The Failure To Provide Parental Leave "Top-Up" Benefits Discriminatory?
In considering the complaint, the Board of Inquiry provided useful guidance on the meaning of discrimination in Nova Scotia, and the protected ground of "family status".
Canada
6 Jul 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Constitutionalizes Right To Strike
The practical impact of this decision on private sector employees is limited as the Charter, and the constitutional guarantees it enshrines, applies only to government actions.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Termination Of Benefits For Employees Over 65
The number of workers over the age of 65 has risen significantly in recent years.
Canada
20 Mar 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Finds RCMP Labour Relations Regime Unconstitutional
Supreme Court of Canada to Consider Freedom of Association in Collective Bargaining Process provided background details regarding an upcoming decision of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Canada
12 Feb 2015
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